September 29 + 30, 2020
Stuttgart, Germany

f-cell award 2019

The Baden-Württemberg Ministry of the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector and the Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation have been supporting the f-cell award since 2001 to acknowledge outstanding developments in one of the most futureproof fields of technology – hydrogen and fuel cells – and to foster further innovations.

The f-cell award 2019 was awarded during the f-cell evening event on September 10, 2019 in Stuttgart by the Minister of the Environment of Baden-Württemberg, Franz Untersteller MdL.

Congratulations to the f-cell award winners 2019! 

Category “Research and Development”: Hahn Schickard Research Institute

They contributed their project “Nanofiber interlayer for PEM water electrolysis: strongly improved efficiency and durability” and received a prize money of 10,000 euros.

Category “Products and Markets”: Alstom

They contributed their project “Alstom iLINT Hydrogen Fuel Cell Hybrid Regional Passenger Train” and received a prize money of 10,000 euros.

Award Winners of the Last Years

Below you can find the winners of the last years.

2018

Winner "Innovative Cooperation Projects and Concept Ideas between Baden-Württemberg and Norway":

Project:CO2-free production and distribution of green hydrogen in a collaborative project
Project partners:Hy2gen AG (Holzgerlingen) and Norsk H2 AS (Suldal, Norway)

Special mention

Project:Segmented Bipolar Plates for Alkaline Water Electrolysis
Project partners:Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt DLR (Stuttgart), NEL ASA (Oslo), and Helmbold - Messtechnik für Brennstoffzellen (Hofheim)

2017

Winner Category "Research & Development“:

Project:Textile carbon fibre electrodes for microbial fuel cells (TexKoMBZ)
Project partners:Institut für Textiltechnik Augsburg gGmbH und Institute of Applied Microbiology of RWTH Aachen

Category "Products & Market“:

Project:Optimized media for micronAir fuel cell filter type N
Project Partners:Freudenberg Filtration Technologies SE & Co. KG

2016

Category "Products & Market":

Winner:Solaris Bus & Coach S.A.
Runner-up:Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH

Category "Research & Development“:

Winner:Forschungszentrum Jülich: Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK)
Runner-up:German Aerospace Center: Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics and Hydrogenics Corporation

2015

Category "Products & Market"

Winner:ElringKlinger AG

Category "Research & Development":

Winner:Institut für Mikrosystemtechnik (IMTEK) der Technischen Fakultät der Universität Freiburg

2014

Category "Science":

Winner:Institut für Mikrosystemtechnik der Universität Freiburg

Category "Classic":

Winner:Daimler AG
Runner-up:Bosch Thermotechnik GmbH
Runner-up:Viessmann Werke GmbH & Co. KG

2013

Category "Science":

Winner:Fraunhofer Institut IFAM
Runner-up:Universität Ulm

Category "Classic":

Winner:MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
Runner-up:Wenger Engineering GmbH

Category "Start Up":

Winner:eZelleron GmbH

2012

Category "Science"

Winner:CAN GmbH

Category "Classic":

Winner:Ceramic Fuel Cells GmbH

Category "Start Up":

Winner:New enerday GmbH

2011

f-cell award

Gold:Daimler AG
Silver:Robert Bosch GmbH
Bronze:SFC Energy and N2telligence GmbH

2010

f-cell award

Gold:REINZ-Dichtungs-GmbH
Silver:WS Reformer GmbH
Bronze:GM Alternative Propulsion Center Europe

2009

f-cell award

Gold:Daimler AG
Silver:Schunk Kohlenstofftechnik GmbH
Bronze:Uni Freiburg and Micronas GmbH

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